Wednesday, Nov 30, 2022

Idol immersion


Major traffic restrictions across Mumbai for Devi immersion procession on Wednesday, Thursday

October 08, 2022 11:39 pm

In south Mumbai, some portions of Sardar Vallabhai Patel road, VP road, JSS road, Pandita Ramabai road and Dattaram Lad Road will be shut for vehicular traffic. In eastern suburbs, some portions of the Dindayal Upadhyay road, Jangal mangal road and Tank road will be shut for vehicular traffic.

At least 20 dead during Ganesh immersions in state: DGP office

September 12, 2022 9:21 am

While the deaths were reported from 13 districts of the state, in Mumbai, the Ganesh festival and the immersion procession passed off peacefully and no untoward incident was reported, police said.

UP: Four children drown during immersion of puja items

September 10, 2022 2:27 am

Taking cognisance of the incident, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath directed the district magistrate and superintendent of police of the district to rush to the spot and provide help to victims.

Visarjan day: 6,000 cops on duty, many roads closed in Pune

September 09, 2022 4:56 pm

Pune police have said that in addition to over 1,200 closed-circuit TV cameras installed for surveillance in the city, several additional cameras have been installed on important procession routes for Ganesh visarjan.

Mumbai: Body of third youth who drowned during idol immersion at Versova beach found

September 21, 2021 5:37 pm

“The spot where the incident occurred is not an immersion point, otherwise there would have been security posting,” said a police officer.

Bihar: 1 killed, two injured in Jehanabad after tension over idol immersion

October 12, 2019 5:46 am

Jehanabad District Magistrate Naveen Kumar confirmed one death. “We have arrested 12 people. There has been adequate police deployment. The situation is under control now,” he said.

Madhya Pradesh: Violence in Jabalpur over idol immersion, 35 held

October 23, 2018 9:38 pm

It was taken out on a truck for immersion on Monday in a procession that covered a distance of more than 20 kms before reaching Gwarighat on the banks of the Narmada river this morning.

The two Ps of the Pujas – prayer and pollution

October 21, 2018 9:50 am

While spending five days offering prayers to idols of Goddess Durga and hopping pandals is a popular practice during Durga Puja every year, dumping the idols in rivers is also an annual event. Isn't it high time we stop choking our rivers in the name of faith?

Surat throws rules to the wind, ‘immerses Ganesh idols in Tapi’

September 18, 2018 4:23 am

Police received complaints about boatmen ferrying people to the middle of the river for idol immersion at various places. But, when Surat city police reached the spot.

Immersion row: Will ask Durga Puja committees to ignore Mamata order, say Hindu outfits

August 25, 2017 4:55 am

Jishnu Basu, RSS karyavaha (secretary) for the southern part of Bengal, also told The Indian Express that Hindus would hold immersions as per their rituals. “I want to ask the police how many Durga puja committees were given permission last year and how many were given the same to hold Muharram processions?"


Ganpati visarjan: Devotees bid adieu to Lord Ganesha

September 19, 2021 6:30 pm

The 10-day long Ganesh Chaturthi festival comes to an end today with devotees bidding farewell to Lord Ganesha by immersing idols in water